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London is the capital of Great Britain, its political,economic and commercial centre. It is one of the largest cities in the world and the largest city in Europe. The population of London is about 8 million. It’s difficult to speak about the centre of London as of one definite place. As a matter of fact ,it has a number of centres. London is divided into several parts: the City, Westminster, the West End, the East End, Royal London and Knightsbridge.
I.The City,the oldest part of London,is the heart of it, its financial and business centre. Numerous banks,offices and firms are situated there including the Bank of England, The Stock Exchange and the Old Bailey. Few people live here,but over a million people come to the City to work. There are some famous ancient buildings in the City. The most striking of them is St.Paul’s Cathedral. The Tower of London was founded by by Julius Caesar and in 1066 rebuilt by William the Congueror. It was used as a fortress, a royal palace and a prison. Now it is a museum
II.Westminster is a governmental part of London.Nearly all English kings and gueens have been crowned in Westminster Abbey. Many outstanding statesmen,scientists,writers,poets and painters are buried here: Newton,Darwin,Dickens.Kipling,etc. Across the road from Westminster Abbey is Westminster Palace,the seat of the British Parliament. The Clock Tower of the Houses of Parliament is famous for its big bell,known as “Big Ben”. Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the Gueen. 10 Downing Street is the home of the Prime Minister. Whitehall stretches fromParliament Sguare to Trafalgar Sguare. It is associated with the government of Britain.In the middle of Whitehall is the Cenotaph,a monument to the fallen in the two world wars of the 20th century.
III.The West End is the richest and most beautiful part of London. It is the symbol of wealth and luxury. The best hotels,shops,restaurants,clubs and theatres are here. It includes Trafalgar Sguare,Oxford Street,Regent Street,bond Street, and the entertainment centres of Soho and Piccadilly Circus.
IV. The East End is the industrial part of London. It grew with the spread of industry to the east of the City and the growth of t he port of London.It covers a wide area, and there are many wharfs and warehouses along the river banks. The East End markets are famous throughout the world. Traditionally, someone born in the East End is known as a cockney.
Complete the sentences: London is one of the largest cities in _______ and the largest in _______. It’s population is __________ people. London is situated on the _________of the River Thames. Today in its full ______ Greater London _____ 625 square miles. Traditionally London is ________ into several parts. The City is the __________ of London. The City _______ over an area of about 2,6 square kilometers. The West End is the ______and most ______ part of London. Oxford Street in the West End is the endless________, which attracts visitors from all over the World. There are a lot of ________ and ________ in the East End.
Fill the blanks: London is ______ capital of Great Britain. It is one of ______ largest cities in the world and ________ largest city in _____ Europe. London is situated on _____ both banks of _____ River Thames. The City is __________ heart of London. ______ numerous banks, offices and firms are situated there. It is ______ financial centre of ______ UK. The City is also _______ market for goods from all parts of ______ world. About half ________ million people work there. _______ best hotels, shops, restaurants and theatres are situated in ______ West End. The East End is ____ poorest part of London. There are ________ lot of ________ factories and _________ here.
Read the text and guess what London’s sights it is: 1) It is very old. It has a long and cruel history. You can see it from the river Thames. It is not just one building. Many years ago the Kings and Queens of Britain lived in this place. 2) It stands near the Houses of Parliament. It is really a bell. It weighs 13,720 kilograms. It has a deep tone and you can hear it on the radio. It is a famous clock. 3) It is not far from the Houses Of Parliament. It is a symbol of England. It was founded by St. Peter and built by King Edward in 1065. Some famous people are buried there. 4) They stand beside the river Thames. You can also see them from Westminster Abbey. The country’s leaders speak at this place. The famous clock Big Ben stands near them.
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